Children showed acting skills in “Akal Badi ya Joota”03/02/2017
Presentation of music and classical dance at The Castle of Art Theatre.07/01/2022
Acting and drama are an integral part of any culture. Performed for an audience on a stage, theatre is one of the best known real time expressions of art that are both entertaining and purposeful.
Traditional Theatre Art in India
Traditional theatre is the earliest form of theatre in India. It is closely related to the Natya Shastra, which is the fundamental bible for all classical dances and arts in India. The main idea was to pass on the stories of spiritual and religious content, as well as, character and moral building plots to educate the masses. This form of traditional theatre hence as a religious or spiritual base.
Regional Folk Theatre Art in India
From folklore and stories from epics, traditional theatre has its many regional variations. The costumes, entry of characters and form of narrative are vivid and loud. There is a song, dance, music and storytelling that is usually rooted in festivals, events, incidents that derived from epics, folks, texts and traditional customs. Here unlike traditional form of theatre, the content incorporates social events too. Folk Theatre also came to be known as regional theatre because of different regions adopting their languages and themes to elucidate content and stories. Some of the examples of regional theatre are below:
- Bhand Paather in Kashmir Folk Theatre.
- Tamasha from Maharashtra.
- Ankiya Naat Bhaona from Assam.
- Jatra in Orissa and Bihar.
- Therukoothu in Tamil Nadu.
- Koodiyattam from Kerala.
- Swang from Rajasthan, Haryana and UP.
- Yakshagana in Karnataka.
- Dashavtaar from Maharashtra and Goa
- Bhavai in Gujarat.
- Karyala in Himachal Pradesh.
- Ramman in Uttarakhand.
Modern Art Theatre
Modern theatre or the theatre of our times, is one that specializes in acting, production, direction and the various aspects of drama. This form is taught in classes and is a viable professional and creative field. A lot of fine actors find their vocational calling in theatre and are big names in the field of arts and cinema.
The Castle of Art Theatre is a platform for theatre enthusiasts to learn the craft of theatre and at the same time evolve towards being better individuals in the society through street and stage theatre performances.
The Castle of Art Theatre is an initiative by Magician CP. Yadav to create a platform for theatre enthusiasts to learn the craft of theatre and at the same time evolve towards being better individuals in the society through street and stage theatre performances.